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Speakers

2018 Annual Session Speakers

Amanda Alward, RN, BSN

Amanda Alward, RN, BSN

Quality Improvement Adviser

Jenny Armistead

Jenny Armistead

MDA Director of Marketing

Lois Banta

Lois Banta

Practice Management Consultant

Noah Bradley

Noah Bradley

Real Estate Adviser

Chris Campbell, DMD

Chris Campbell, DMD

Lecturer, Dental Photography

Jennifer Cosey

Jennifer Cosey

Sr Consultant/Principal, Eagle Associates

Amber Daniels

Amber Daniels

Education/Training Coordinator

Nanette Elster, JD, MPH

Nanette Elster, JD, MPH

Ethics in Public Health Expert

Lynda Farnen, JD

Lynda Farnen, JD

Malpractice Defense Attorney

Ginger Fernandez, RDH, RDA

Ginger Fernandez, RDH, RDA

Registered Dental Hygienist

Catherine Flaitz, DDS, MS

Catherine Flaitz, DDS, MS

Professor, pediatric dentistry

Alex Fleury, DDS

Alex Fleury, DDS

Endodontist

Marie Fluent, DDS

Marie Fluent, DDS

Infection Control Consultant

Kimberly Gaedeke

Kimberly Gaedeke

MI Bureau of Professional Licensing

Joe Gates

Joe Gates

Territory Manager, Beazley Group

Michael Glass

Michael Glass

Debt Collection Consultant

Lou Graham, DDS

Lou Graham, DDS

Founder, The Catapult Group

Phil Gwoke

Phil Gwoke

Keynote Speaker and Consultant

Brian Harris, DDS

Brian Harris, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry Lecturer

Jason Heinrich

Jason Heinrich

MDA Graphic Designer

Kevin Henry

Kevin Henry

Author/Dental Assisting Advocate

Kyle Hogg, DDS

Kyle Hogg, DDS

Implant Dentistry Expert

C. Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, BS

C. Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shelly Jones, DDS

Shelly Jones, DDS

Director, Helping Hands Dental Center

Lisa Knowles, DDS

Lisa Knowles, DDS

MDA Trustee

Bernice Ko, DDS

Bernice Ko, DDS

Diplomate,American Board of Endodontics

Lauren Levi, DMD

Lauren Levi, DMD

Dental Oncologist

Joan Lewis, DDS, MSD

Joan Lewis, DDS, MSD

Clinical Associate Professor

S. Meltzer-Wendell, RDH, MDH

S. Meltzer-Wendell, RDH, MDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

C.A. Murdoch-Kinch, DDS, PhD

C.A. Murdoch-Kinch, DDS, PhD

Prof., Integrated Special Care Dentistry

Seena Patel, DDS

Seena Patel, DDS

Associate Director of Oral Medicine

Mary Ellen Psaltis

Mary Ellen Psaltis

Certified Nutrition Consultant

Brandy Ryan, PHR, SHRM-CP

Brandy Ryan, PHR, SHRM-CP

MDA Director of Human Resources

Jodi Schafer

Jodi Schafer

Human Resources Expert

Dan Schulte, JD

Dan Schulte, JD

MDA Legal Counsel

Ted C. Schumann: CPA, CBC, CFP®

Ted C. Schumann: CPA, CBC, CFP®

Certified Financial Planner

Ted Schumann II, MBA

Ted Schumann II, MBA

Financial Planner

Andre Shirdan

Andre Shirdan

Presenter/Coach/Teacher

Chris Smiley, DDS

Chris Smiley, DDS

Dental Benefits Expert

Don Teater, DDS

Don Teater, DDS

Physician

Lisa VanDerhoof

Lisa VanDerhoof

Debt Collection Consultant

Marko Vujicic, PhD

Marko Vujicic, PhD

Vice President, ADA Health Policy Institute

Natalie Wong, DDS

Natalie Wong, DDS

Director, Toronto Implant Institute Inc

Martin Zase, DMD

Martin Zase, DMD

Cosmetic Dentistry Lecturer